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Financial Management Analyst Senior

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/14
Posting End Date: 2024/05/28
Category: Accounting and Finance
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 31.84
Maximum Salary: 33.96
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho

Idaho Division of Financial Management

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 

The Division of Financial Management (DFM) has an opening for a Financial Management Analyst, Senior.

DFM is part of the Executive Office of the Governor. Its primary function is to assist the Governor in his duties as the Chief Budget Officer of the State and its mission is to help state government provide effective and efficient services to the people of the State of Idaho.

This position uses a vast array of problem-solving techniques, interpersonal skills, communication techniques, creative thinking skills, and reasoning skills and abilities. These are used to identify, understand, and synthesize diverse cultural, social, organizational, and technical processes. This civil service position provides a tremendous value to the state and its citizens by aiding the Governor in putting forth the best budgets for state agencies.

This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission. 

To analyze program and public policies, issues and needs; develop, implement, and coordinate policy improvement initiatives; plan and recommend organization structure and controls for financial management and related operations of state government; perform related work.

Example of Duties:

Financial Analysis

  • Ensures financial and budgetary processes are prudent and in compliance with statutory provisions and administration policies
  • Analyzes department financial operations and budget requests to resolve complex issues considering costs, benefits, and resources
  • Forms budget policy recommendations and evaluates results
  • Presents specific funding recommendations for inclusion in Governor's executive budget and other documents
  • Justifies and assists with executive budget implementation

Public Policy and Issues Analysis

  • Determines needs and priorities among local, state, and federal government programs 
  • Coordinates executive branch programs and activities with department directors, elected officials, and citizens
  • Facilitates resolution of complaints/inquiries regarding department operations 
  • Analyzes proposed legislation affecting state, local, and federal government operations and determines economic, political, and social impact
  • Develops, recommends, and implements alternatives
  • Represents the Governor and advises legislative committees and interim study groups
  • Serves as an expert witness at hearings

Program Evaluation, Studies, and Coordination

  • Recommends to the Governor and facilitates methods of interdepartmental cooperation and consolidation
  • Evaluates programs for effectiveness and conformance to guidelines
  • Implements executive directives
  • Determines economic impact of proposals in the public and private sector
  • Develops alternative proposals
  • Facilitates activities among state departments and other units of government to achieve effective program operations

Department Technical Assistance

  • Reviews state code, executive orders, Attorney General opinions, and federal regulations to advise departments and related public and private sectors on financial and management issues
  • Advises departments on the budget development process
  • Develops policies and procedures and provides training
  • Approves allotment requests, staffing levels, program structures, grant applications, and other financial-control activities

Management, Training and Supervision

  • Serves as team leader for multiagency or complex functional activities
  • Advises and counsels decision-makers on appropriate management practices and procedures
  • May train other division personnel and provide input to supervisor for performance evaluations
  • May manage student intern projects

Minimum Qualifications: 

Good knowledge of: 

  • Management practices
  • Public policy process
  • Accounting theory, principles, and practices
  • Fiscal operations
  • Economic principles and practices
  • Statistical analysis


  • Developing and/or monitoring budgets to include allocating expenditures, reconciling accounts, and making fund transfers
  • Analyzing complex management, financial, and policy issues
  • Interpreting and applying laws, rules, and regulations
  • Developing and giving oral presentations
  • Operating a keyboard using computer applications software

To Apply:
Please attach a cover letter, current resume, and three (3) professional references when submitting your application. Your cover letter and resume should specifically address how you meet the required qualifications for this position.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.